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The researchers of the study claimed that the children who undergo cataract removal have an increased risk of glaucoma, a sight-threatening condition that damages the optic nerve which is the connection between the eye and brain.(Unsplash)

Higher risk of glaucoma suspected in infants undergoing cataract surgery, says study

Maryland [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
PUBLISHED ON DEC 21, 2020 04:58 PM IST
A study of the National Eye Institute (NEI) funded by Infant Aphakic Treatment discovered that cataract surgery may lead to increased eye pressure and optic nerve damage in infants.
Deshmukh and his team began treatment through massage therapy and medication for the nerve damage.(HT Photo)
Deshmukh and his team began treatment through massage therapy and medication for the nerve damage.(HT Photo)

8-month-old paralysed leopard cub back on her feet, released in the wild

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2019 06:17 AM IST
She was then taken to Wildlife SOS’ Manikdoh Leopard Rescue Centre (MLRC) in Junnar for treatment. Last week, she was released back in her natural habitat by Igatpuri forest officials and the MLRC team.
Pamphlets state that people should not discriminate against leprosy patients and shake hands with them. In some cases, the patient’s identity is also not revealed while providing preventive medicine to co-workers.(Reuters/Picture for representation)
Pamphlets state that people should not discriminate against leprosy patients and shake hands with them. In some cases, the patient’s identity is also not revealed while providing preventive medicine to co-workers.(Reuters/Picture for representation)

Health workers use Mahatma Gandhi as mascot to fight discrimination against leprosy patients

Hindustan Times, Noida | By Snehil Sinha
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2019 05:41 AM IST
Pamphlets in Hindi have used Mahatma Gandhi as a messenger to inform that leprosy is caused by a bacteria, it is completely curable and is not due to bad deeds from a previous birth.
Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova reacts during match against Danielle Collins.(REUTERS)
Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova reacts during match against Danielle Collins.(REUTERS)

Australian Open 2019: Petra Kvitota, Naomi Osaka face off in blockbuster finale

Melbourne | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2019 08:29 AM IST
The deciding match of the opening Grand Slam of the year features two in-form women.
Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova reacts after a point against Danielle Collins of the US.(AFP)
Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova reacts after a point against Danielle Collins of the US.(AFP)

Australian Open 2019: Petra Kvitova completes ‘long journey’ after knife attack

Melbourne | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2019 02:31 PM IST
Petra Kvitova was left such a nervous wreck after being attacked by a home intruder in 2016 that she struggled to be in a room by herself, let alone have thoughts of returning to the tour as a Grand Slam contender.

Mumbai’s hidden leprosy cases spikes in 2018 from prev year: Health dept

Hindustan Times | By Aayushi Pratap, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2019 06:26 PM IST
As per data, 10% of the new cases were found in children — a sign of the diseases actively spreading —while 63% were reported to be multibacillary or in progressive stages
A lot of weight gain is a cause of the most common form of diabetes, a disease in which blood sugar levels are higher than normal.(Shutterstock)
A lot of weight gain is a cause of the most common form of diabetes, a disease in which blood sugar levels are higher than normal.(Shutterstock)

Smokers better off quitting, even with the risk of weight gain

Associated Press | By Associated Press, New York
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2018 10:49 AM IST
The nicotine in cigarettes can suppress appetite and boost metabolism. Many smokers who quit and don’t step up their exercise find they eat more and gain weight.
Fluctuating blood sugar levels can cause long-term complications for the body.(Shutterstock)
Fluctuating blood sugar levels can cause long-term complications for the body.(Shutterstock)

How to control sugar level in body, make these 6 simple lifestyle changes

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2018 09:43 AM IST
Having high or low blood sugar over a prolonged period can lead to health complications in the long run. Experts tell you about simple lifestyle modifications that can help you keep it stable.
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